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Local resident and former MLB star Aubrey Huff opens up in new book

Local resident and former MLB star Aubrey Huff opens up in new book

When local resident and former star player for the San Francisco Giants Aubrey Huff decided to write a book about his life, he had no idea how the experience would soon shape him.

“It was a very therapeutic book for me to write,” Huff said about the process. “I was reliving some of my anxieties and depression, and as I wrote I found out a lot about me that I had never known before.” Plus, he joked: “It was way cheaper than a shrink.”

The result of those therapeutic efforts is “Baseball Junkie,” a book that encapsulates Huff’s life, in raw and honest terms, throughout its rollercoaster of 268 pages. Huff, who talks about the murder of his father early in his life, to his recent...

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